Books & eBooks

Access these links to search for books held in the Library’s print or digital collections!



Fanshawe Library Learning Commons offers access to a continuously growing collection of eBooks for students, faculty and staff. Users can access eBooks on-campus and off-campus by using their Fanshawe credentials.

It is strongly recommended that users use the search bar on the library home page for general research. eBook databases should be used for searching for a specific eBook, or by those who are interested in browsing our eBook collections. The following guides cover how users can download eBooks for offline access:

If you require any assistance using any of the eBook databases, please contact or askON virtual chat service.

Bloomsbury Collections
Discover thousands of titles across 22 subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts.
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge Core, Cambridge University Press’ platform for academic content, offers over 36,000 eBooks in the arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, medicine and science.
Credo Reference
Access hundreds of multidisciplinary encyclopedias and handbooks.
NOTE: Select the icon beside the Credo Reference logo on the upper-left of the home page, then select “All Titles” to access the library’s collection.
De Gruyter eBooks
Discover thousands of eBooks spanning across 29 subject areas, including architecture and design, medicine, and more.
A collection of books and reports on Canadian public health policy and research from Canada’s scholarly and independent publishers.
EBSCO eBook Collection
Thousands of eBooks on a variety of topics in business, the humanities, education, history, art, health and medicine, literature, and more.
EBSCO Academic eBook Collection
Access a large multidisciplinary collection of eBooks covering a broad range of academic subjects from leading publishers and university presses
Elsevier ScienceDirect
Thousands of titles covering a diverse range of scientific disciplines.
Gale eBooks
Gale eBooks offers access to encyclopedia and reference books that focus on the humanities, social sciences, and more.
IGI Global
A collection of IGI published eBooks that cover a variety of subjects, such as business and management, education, agricultural and physical sciences, government and law, and healthcare and life sciences.
JSTOR eBooks
Over 90,000 eBooks from renowned scholarly publishers covering various core disciplines, including the arts, business and economics, history, humanities, science and mathematics, and the social sciences.
NOTE: Users can only access eBooks that Fanshawe Library has purchased.
Oxford Scholarship Online
Discover 16,000+ scholarly titles covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine and law.
Project Muse
Access thousands of eBooks within the humanities and social sciences from renowned university presses and scholarly presses.
ProQuest Ebook Central
Discover thousands of eBooks in a wide range of subject areas from over 750 publishers.
Salem Press Ebooks
A collection of reference titles on history and health.
Taylor & Francis eBook Collection
Access a large collection of eBooks in the humanities, social sciences, technology, engineering, and more.
Wiley Online Library
The Wiley Online Library offers over 20,000 scholarly and professional books, handbooks, dictionaries, and more in various subjects.